Dom looked at the whirling swing with a score of persons suspended in mid-air and exclaimed – Ah, a horizontal Ferris wheel!
With great difficulty I controlled the laughter waiting to explode and said – No, this is a treatment center for people suffering from irrational and disabling fear.
Dom – What fear (scratched his head). Oh, you mean phobias.
Dom – What type of phobias are treated here?
I – Nearly all types, however this particular machine is for those suffering from Acrophobia, Agoraphobia and Aviophobia.
Dom – I suppose you can explain in lay man language (frowning).
I – Well these are fear of heights, open spaces and flying.
Dom – Ah (smiled) and where do they treat other type of fears.
I pointed to a faraway building.
Dom – Do they treat Coulrophobia too.
I was flummoxed – What is that?
Dom – It is a condition that I am suffering from … fear of clowns.
I smiled sheepishly and Dom guffawed.
Words ~ 156